Merseyrail Rock Ferry to Chester & Ellesmere Port service suspended due to flooding

Merseyrail has suffered disruption to some of its services due to severe flooding on railway lines.

Due to the flooding, services between Rock Ferry and Chester and Ellesmere Port remain suspended.

Flooding has caused services to be suspended. Image Credit: Merseyrail
Due to the flooding, services between Rock Ferry and Chester and Ellesmere Port remain suspended. Image Credit: Merseyrail

Rail replacement bus services are in operation between the affected stations.

However, due to flooding of local roads, buses are unable to call at:

  • Overpool
  • Port Sunlight
  • Spital
  • Capenhurst
  • Little Sutton
  • Bache

Replacement buses will depart Rock Ferry on the hour and every 30 minutes past the hour. Train services will depart Rock Ferry towards Liverpool at 16 and 46 mins past each hour.

Image Credit: Merseyrail

A statement on the Merseyrail website states, “Due to flooding in the South Wirral area, services on the Chester & Ellesmere Port lines are currently suspended between Chester/ Ellesmere Port and Rock Ferry.

Rail replacement buses are in place between these stations. Buses are currently unable to call at Bache, Overpool, Capenhurst, Port Sunlight, Spital or Little Sutton due to flooding.

Network Rail will be working to ensure the track is safe for travel as soon as possible. Passengers are advised to check our website and Twitter @merseyrail before attempting to travel for the latest service information. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.”

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